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1 WARWICK CREATIVE EXCHANGE WARWICK CREATIVE EXCHANGE Promoting Research, Developing Dialogue Promoting Research, Developing Dialoguebetween West Midlands Cultural Organisations and Warwick's Academic Community

2 Originated in response to the AHRC Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy call in April 2011Originated in response to the AHRC Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy call in April 2011 Interdisciplinary collaboration across facultiesInterdisciplinary collaboration across faculties First year of activity supported by a Warwick Institute of Advanced Studies Incubation grant ( )First year of activity supported by a Warwick Institute of Advanced Studies Incubation grant ( ) Programme of activities and research for funded by Warwick Strategic Impact Award (supported by the Higher Education Innovation Fund Round 5)Programme of activities and research for funded by Warwick Strategic Impact Award (supported by the Higher Education Innovation Fund Round 5)

3 Originating Academic Departments at Warwick Centre for Cultural Policy Studies Warwick Manufacturing Group Digital Warwick Business School

4 CCPS, WMG Digital and WBS all have a track record of work with cultural organisations from across the West Midlands region, e.g:-CCPS, WMG Digital and WBS all have a track record of work with cultural organisations from across the West Midlands region, e.g:- WBS Working Capital Initiative to share best practice between the academic community and creative sector, including the RSCWBS Working Capital Initiative to share best practice between the academic community and creative sector, including the RSC WMG Digital work with Maverick Digital,WMG Digital work with Maverick Digital, to produce new public service digital media CCPS student projects to solve business problems for clients including the BBC, NOP Media Research and Association for Independent Music.CCPS student projects to solve business problems for clients including the BBC, NOP Media Research and Association for Independent Music.

5 …joined by Warwick Arts Centre in 2013 as a member of WCEs organising team –Warwick Arts Centre in 2013 as a member of WCEs organising team – WAC has a complementary strand of work, This_is_Tomorrow, connecting artists and Warwick academics in creative and intellectual projects

6 WCE Cultural Partners Belgrade Theatre, CoventryBelgrade Theatre, Coventry Big Brum Theatre in EducationBig Brum Theatre in Education Birmingham Royal BalletBirmingham Royal Ballet Birmingham Rep TheatreBirmingham Rep Theatre China PlateChina Plate City of Birmingham Symphony OrchestraCity of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra C & TC & T Ex Cathedra Fuel Theatre Maverick TV Open Theatre Company Royal Shakespeare Company Santé Theatre Stans Cafe Talking Birds Warwick Arts Centre

7 WCE Academic Partners Centre for Education and IndustryCentre for Education and Industry Institute of EducationInstitute of Education EnglishEnglish Institute of Health and Social StudiesInstitute of Health and Social Studies HistoryHistory History of ArtHistory of Art Life SciencesLife Sciences Medical SchoolMedical School PhilosophyPhilosophy SociologySociology Warwick Writing ProgrammeWarwick Writing Programme Global Research Priority - Connecting Cultures University IT Services University Library University Research Support Services

8 WCE 1st Year Achievements 4 events – a speculative lunch, two exchange workshops, a day conference, and a sandpit event (funded additionally by the GPP Digital Change) – which brought together over 50 cultural practitioners, academic staff, PhD students, and RSS and other support staff.4 events – a speculative lunch, two exchange workshops, a day conference, and a sandpit event (funded additionally by the GPP Digital Change) – which brought together over 50 cultural practitioners, academic staff, PhD students, and RSS and other support staff. 4 cultural organisations supported to develop collaborative digital projects, and advised on possible funding opportunities.4 cultural organisations supported to develop collaborative digital projects, and advised on possible funding opportunities. 4 cultural organisations helped to develop potential collaborations with Warwick academics and PhD students on the theme of cultural value, and advised on possible funding opportunities.4 cultural organisations helped to develop potential collaborations with Warwick academics and PhD students on the theme of cultural value, and advised on possible funding opportunities.

9 WCE 1st Year Achievements An AHRC Cultural Engagement Fund awarded for an early- career researcher to work with Birmingham Repertory Theatre; an ESRC Collaborative Doctoral Award for impact work with Birmingham Repertory Theatre; and an ESRC Collaborative Doctoral Award for work with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Initiative taken to establish a Warwick Commission on the Future of Cultural Value. It will draw on the Warwick Creative Exchange to provide an informal sub-group of cultural producers to help support the work of the Commissioners and ensure their perspective is given a prominence so far lacking in policy debates. The involvement of cultural producers is a marker of the Commissions original contribution to the debate on the value of culture.

10 WCE Plans A series of inter-disciplinary seminars (1 st Seminar, 27 June 2013: Is Culture Valuable?)A series of inter-disciplinary seminars (1 st Seminar, 27 June 2013: Is Culture Valuable?) An international one-day conference in 2014/15An international one-day conference in 2014/15 Support and information to cultural organisations in the region, including advice on research collaborations with Warwick academics and support in applying for external fundsSupport and information to cultural organisations in the region, including advice on research collaborations with Warwick academics and support in applying for external funds A websiteA website New research into the thinking of cultural practitioners on cultural valueNew research into the thinking of cultural practitioners on cultural value


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